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CLEW BAY WRITING COMPETITION 2018
Mayo Culture Night 2017

The theme was Clew Bay, and whether it was prose, poetry or a picture story was up to  the author.  Alex Blackwell of Mayo Sailing Club, “Clew Bay is so much a part of our lives here. It inspires creativity wherever we look. We thought that getting the children to express some of that creativity would be a great way to get them interested in water-borne activities, something that they might not have otherwise considered.”

 

More than 200 entries were received from all around Mayo. It was so difficult to select winners from among so many very creative and well written or graphic stories and poems.”

And the WINNERS are...

 

First Prizes

(Sailing course and 1-year membership at MSC): 
Jack Morley – 'Granuaile's Return’
Hailey Farrell  –'The Secrets that lie Beneath Clew Bay'

 

Second Prizes

(Gift certificate to Books@One):
Jason Connor – 'The snake of Clew Bay'
Lilly Golden 'Fishing'

 

Special Commendation

(Gift Certificate to Books@One)
Dominick Dunne  – 'Sammy's Story'

The top ten stories will be published in The Mayo News,a partner in the Competition.

 

The top 50 will be published in an anthology (a book),

which will be printed on our amazing Book Machine!!!

 

 

 

Tales of Clew Bay Now Available!

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